Keswick Market was voted best in the UK at a prestigious industry awards ceremony. Managed by Allerdale Borough Council, it won the Best Large Outdoor Market category at the Great British Market Awards, where the judges praised the twice-weekly event for being a vital part of the community and town centre,...

Police in south Cumbria are investigating an attempted burglary at a jewellery store in Ambleside. The incident occurred at approximately 4.20am to...

Police are advising motorists to drive only if necessary as road conditions continue to deteriorate due to heavy snow across Cumbria. Police have r...

South Lakes MP Tim Farron has issued a call encouraging local people to come forward as volunteers for this year's Kendal Torchlight Carnival....

Whitehaven Civic Hall reopens this week as the first new tenant hosts a careers event and takes up office space in the centre of the town. Cop...

There is still time for Copeland householders to apply for grants to make their homes more resistant to floods – but the scheme closes in mid-Febru...

Police can confirm that a body found on Helvellyn is that of David Barrow, aged 63, of Widnes. His body was found in the Brown Cove at Helvellyn on...

Friends of the Lake District’s thirty-seventh annual hedge laying competition took place at Sunny Bank Farm, Grayrigg on Saturday 24th January.  Nineteen competitors laid 129 metres of hedge in...
Staff employed by the Settle and Carlisle Railway Development Company - providing at-seat catering on Northern Rail services between Carlisle and Settle - are to take strike action again  on...
Police caught 60 motorists risking their own and other people’s lives by driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs during a month-long campaign. The annual Christmas drink and drug driving...
The family of a man who died following a road traffic collision on the A595 at Moota have paid tribute to a loving and dedicated person. Brian Rooney, aged 62, from Thornhill, Egremont, died...

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